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bubulcus ibis

  1. Western Cattle Egret

    Western Cattle Egret

    Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) Gular fluttering to help it keep cool, while wearing its peace symbol.
  2. cattle egret

    cattle egret

  3. Cattle egret

    Cattle egret

    A cattle egret on a very windy day
  4. Common but unusual

    Common but unusual

    Cattle egrets were, I think, and intentionally introduced species to Hawaii. They were introduced for pest control purposes, but have now become pests themselves as they predate on endemics such as Hawaiian Coots and Stilts. I wonder if it isn't also a problem that they decimate insect...
  5. cattle egret

    cattle egret

  6. Western Cattle Egret

    Western Cattle Egret

  7. cattle egret

    cattle egret

  8. Cattle egret

    Cattle egret

    they flew when i approach them, but not far. glad to see them still in the pretty breeding colors. hope you like it.
  9. "Follow me"

    "Follow me"

    These two are inseparable.
  10. Cattle Egret

    Cattle Egret

    The only member of its genus "Bubulcus" means Cattle. This one is in breeding plumage showing cinnamon-buff on its head and breast. It is presumably the smaller less colorful nominate race, sometimes split as "Western Cattle Egret." It is believed to have reached South America naturally from...
  11. cattle egret

    cattle egret

  12. Cattle egret

    Cattle egret

    was after a wagtail and little sandpiper when four of those came down right before me. had a nice early hour with them. hope you like it.
  13. cattle egret

    cattle egret

  14. Cattle Egret

    Cattle Egret

    Presumably one of the same two birds seen 10 December at nearby Cypress Lawn Cemetery. This one is in non-breeding (basic) plumage lacking the cinnamon-buff plumes of breeding plumage. The broad rounded primary tips suggest it is an adult. Now uncommon in Northern California after former range...
  15. cattle egret

    cattle egret

    horse riding
  16. Cattle egrets hunting for insects (Bubulcus ibis)

    Cattle egrets hunting for insects (Bubulcus ibis)

    Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis), strange movements and insect hunting technique.
  17. Egrets in the Mist

    Egrets in the Mist

    (no gorillas around)
  18. Minister of Silly Walks

    Minister of Silly Walks

    A Cattle Egret practices one of his silly walks, preparing for his eventual appointment to the Ministry of Silly Walks
  19. Cattle Egret

    Cattle Egret

    Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis)
  20. cattle egret

    cattle egret

  21. cattle egret

    cattle egret

  22. a camarguese postcard

    a camarguese postcard

  23. Little egrets with a cattle egret

    Little egrets with a cattle egret

    Sth. you do not see often here.
  24. Cattle egret

    Cattle egret

    Cattle egret crossing the road
  25. cattle egret

    cattle egret

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